10 Structures That Could Help Us Build Civilizations on the Ocean

10 Structures That Could Help Us Build Civilizations on the Ocean

MarineBio Conservation Society Sea Stead

MarineBio Conservation Society Sea Stead

Peter Andreas Thiel is a 43-year-old investor and entrepreneur. Not too long ago, the investor came up with an innovative idea. In collaboration with the Seasteading Institute, Thiel will be investing $1,23 Million (according to Inhabitat) for the developing of revolutionary micro-countries built on oil rig-like platforms, which will be movable, diesel-powered and will each have around 12 000 tons, housing up to 270 people.

Peter Andreas Thiel is a 43-year-old investor and entrepreneur. Not too long ago, the investor came up with an innovative idea. In collaboration with the Seasteading Institute, Thiel will be investing $1,23 Million (according to Inhabitat) for the developing of revolutionary micro-countries built on oil rig-like platforms, which will be movable, diesel-powered and will each have around 12 000 tons, housing up to 270 people.

Orsos Island:  6 Million Man-made Floating Island

Orsos Island: 6 Million Man-made Floating Island

Floating concept -  British designer Phil Pauley’s concept is of floating modules that can be rest on the surface in good weather – and submerge when conditions worsen: Phil Pauley/Pauley

Floating concept - British designer Phil Pauley’s concept is of floating modules that can be rest on the surface in good weather – and submerge when conditions worsen: Phil Pauley/Pauley

Rotterdam's prototype floating city project will be moored to the waterfront through 2015. Image by William Veerbeek/Flickr.

Rotterdam's prototype floating city project will be moored to the waterfront through 2015. Image by William Veerbeek/Flickr.

Why Seastead? The Seasteading Institute Promotional Video

Why Seastead? The Seasteading Institute Promotional Video

Floating city concept

Floating city concept

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